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Statues of Easter Island
The stone monuments of Rapa Nui have fascinated archaeologists for centuries. Learn more – and see a statue from the island – at Manchester Museum from 1 April.
The Manchester experience
This is a university and a city with endless possibilities.
Graphene’s lightbulb moment
A graphene lightbulb with lower energy emissions, longer lifetime and lower manufacturing costs has been launched thanks to a University research and innovation partnership.
How the work of Weizmann is inspiring scientists today thanks to Lord Alliance
Through the generosity of Lord Alliance, we’re celebrating Chaim Weizmann’s legacy through new scientific discoveries made with the Weizmann Institute of Science.
Sea slug provides new way of analysing brain data
Scientists say our brains may not be as complicated as we once thought – and they’re using sea slugs to prove it.
Apprentice Nicole is a true team player
The University’s apprenticeship has set a target of at least 100 apprentices in post by the end of the year.
Project to reduce violence in Panama City with improved parenting
Manchester researchers have piloted a parenting trial to improve child behaviour in Panama City – the place with the eighth highest murder rate in the world.
Moai Hava arrives at Manchester Museum
Commonly known as an Easter Island Head, the moai arrived for the forthcoming exhibition, Making Monuments on Rapa Nui: The Stone Sculptures of Easter Island.
Snowflakes become square with a little help from graphene
An atomically thin layer of water freezes at room temperature to form square ice with symmetry completely alien to water molecules, our researchers have found.
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